The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 437 446 428
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 11 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.086% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
GGSN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4000 4627 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.79% 22.17% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3566 3384
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GGSN
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region.

GGSN Salary Trend in the South East

GGSN
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

GGSN Salary Histogram in the South East

GGSN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -16 11 £50,000 +11.11%
GGSN
England

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN.

1 21 (95.45%) SGSN
2 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
3 18 (81.82%) 4G
4 17 (77.27%) 3G
5 14 (63.64%) SS7
6 13 (59.09%) Ericsson
6 13 (59.09%) MPLS
6 13 (59.09%) ATM
7 12 (54.55%) SDH
7 12 (54.55%) Ethernet
7 12 (54.55%) VPN
8 11 (50.00%) VoLTE
9 9 (40.91%) VoWiFi
9 9 (40.91%) Network Architecture
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco
10 8 (36.36%) Packet Switching
10 8 (36.36%) OSPF
10 8 (36.36%) BGP
10 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
10 8 (36.36%) Juniper
10 8 (36.36%) SONET
10 8 (36.36%) VRRP
10 8 (36.36%) Frame Relay
10 8 (36.36%) RSVP
10 8 (36.36%) HSRP
10 8 (36.36%) Redback
10 8 (36.36%) Network Design
11 7 (31.82%) Unix
12 6 (27.27%) Solaris
12 6 (27.27%) Linux

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) SGSN
2 18 (81.82%) 4G
3 17 (77.27%) 3G
4 14 (63.64%) SS7
5 13 (59.09%) ATM
5 13 (59.09%) MPLS
6 12 (54.55%) Ethernet
6 12 (54.55%) SDH
6 12 (54.55%) VPN
7 11 (50.00%) VoLTE
8 9 (40.91%) VoWiFi
9 8 (36.36%) BGP
9 8 (36.36%) Frame Relay
9 8 (36.36%) HSRP
9 8 (36.36%) OSPF
9 8 (36.36%) Packet Switching
9 8 (36.36%) RSVP
9 8 (36.36%) SONET
9 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (36.36%) VRRP
General
1 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Design Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Ericsson Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Graduate
4 2 (9.09%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Penetration Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Android
3 2 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (9.09%) VMS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Network Architecture
2 8 (36.36%) Network Design
3 6 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 6 (27.27%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) Line Management
4 5 (22.73%) OpenUP
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Ericsson
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 8 (36.36%) Redback
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Symbian
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase